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Petzl Ascension Ascender - Left
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The Ascension handled rope clamp is designed for rope ascents and features an overmolded grip and ergonomic upper part for a comfortable and powerful grip when pulling with one or two hands. The Ascension handled rope clamp has a wide lower hole for easily attaching two carabiners for a lanyard and footloop.
The most popular handled ascender on the market
Designed for ascending and occasionally for hauling (progress capture)
Wide, ergonomic molded handle allows a comfortable yet powerful grip
Toothed cam with self-cleaning slot optimizes performance under any conditions (wet, frozen or dirty ropes)
Safety catch is totally integrated into the body of the ascender to help prevent snagging
Wide lower hole for connecting a Footape ascending strap or carabiners, upper hole for creating a pulley / rope clamp combination or for guiding rope
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